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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Stafflenny Date: Sep 15, 2002 5:21am
Forum: movies Subject: another player

a user writes about this player. what do you all think?

Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 22:04:51 -0700 (PDT)
To: info@archive.org
Subject: additional player info

Greetings -

I was reading the FAQ tonight and noticed under the section
"Downloading and playing movies ... What software can play the
downloaded movies" a request to contact you about players.

For Linux and UNIX (I use BSD/OS and FreeBSD) systems there is
an extremely versatile movie player called MPlayer which can be
found at http://www.mplayerhq.hu

MPlayer can handle many formats (VCD, DVD, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, and the list
goes on and on) including the Divx .avi files available on
www.archive.org. MPlayer might be a challenge to build for some
but it's worth the effort.